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Early Intervention: What I Know as a Mom and a Therapist

As parents, we are always concerned about our children meeting their milestones. We spend a lot of time worrying if their skills are up to par compared to their peers. Both of my children received early intervention services. My son received physical therapy for a gross motor delay and my daughter saw an occupational therapist […]

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: What the Mama in your Life Really Wants

Attention all those looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift for those special moms in your life; I know just what you’re looking for! While flowers are always appreciated, going out to dinner is a good bet, and homemade cards from your kids are priceless, there is one Mother’s Day gift that tops all of […]

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Board Books: Our Family’s Favorites and Why We Love Them

It’s been scientifically proven that reading to babies at early ages encourages cognitive and language development. It is never too soon to start reading to your babies. I’ll admit, when I was pregnant with my first child, there were times I wanted to talk to him, but I really had nothing to say. He would often […]

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Fire Safety: Effectively Improving Your Kids’ Knowledge

There is a never-ending list of topics we should talk to our children about. One topic that doesn’t usually come to mind immediately is fire safety. I recently found out that the month of October is dedicated to fire prevention and fire safety awareness. I began thinking about how much my kids know about fire […]

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